Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

Pencil This In: What's On Your Plate Screening, a Melissa Auf der Maur film and Leonardo Exhibit at the Getty

gm_242591EX1.jpg
Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome at the Getty. | Photo © Vatican Museums
LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

FILM
Emmy-Winning Saturday Night Live veteran writer Tom Schiller ('75-'93) appears in person tonight at the Egyptian for a screening of his just-completed lost feature film Nothing Lasts Forever (1984) starring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. The screening of the film will be followed by a collection of Schiller’s SNL shorts. There’s a discussion with Schiller in between films with other guests. 7:30 pm.

LAUGH
The AXE Twisted Humor Tour hits the Laugh Factory in Hollywood tonight at 9 pm. The lineup includes Nick Kroll (F/X’s The League, HBO's The Life and Times of Tim), Whitney Cummings (Chelsea Lately), Donald Glover (NBC’s Community), Chelsea Peretti (Tru TV’s The Smoking Gun Presents) who riff on mistakes guys make in the dating game that make girls lose interest.

FILM TALK
The Hammer hosts a free screening of What's On Your Plate? (2009), Catherine Gund’s witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics tonight at 7 pm. Following the screening, there’s a Q&A panel with Catherine Gund, star Sadie Hope-Gund, actors/activists Ed Begley, Jr. and Esai Morales, and Janyi Chase, founder of the Center for Environmental Education.  

ART
Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention opened last week at the Getty. It assembles an exhibit of 17 drawings by Leonardo along with sculptures by Renaissance masters Donatello, Andrea del Verrocchio, and Giovan Francesco Rustici. The exhibition closes on June 20.